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  • Top Trumps – wind turbines

    R&D is leading the turbine manufacturer agenda, rolling out ever-larger units for a market that is not ready to deploy them. In such a fast-moving environment, it is only a matter of time before their efforts pay dividends, writes IJGlobal reporter Elliot Hayes...

  • New Fundamentals – energy funds in 2020 and beyond

    The future is increasingly less restrictive for infrastructure funds investing in renewable energy, according to IJGlobal reporter Arran Brown…

  • Winds of Change – technological constants

    With renewables taking centre stage for greenfield investment, technologies – old and new – are being evolved and innovated. Here IJGlobal reporter Sophie Mellor focuses on some of the most recent developments in the battle against climate change…

  • US Renewables and Power – business as usual

    IJGlobal Americas Editor Ila Patel talks to ING’s Thomas Cantello and Ana Carolina Oliveira about the rocky road to stability for power and renewable energy in the US…

  • The future of renewables in MENA

    Six months following the World Health Organisation’s announcement of a pandemic, the MENA market has soldiered on with a number of huge projects hurdling the economic difficulties produced by the Covid-19 pandemic to reach financial close – including three more in just the first week of September 2020

  • IJGlobal Magazine – Power & Renewables Report

    This story has been created to host the ING-sponsored IJGlobal Power & Renewables Report – a key component of the Autumn 2020 IJGlobal Magazine – that was published this week in digital format, due to the coronavirus pandemic

  • IJGlobal Magazine – Autumn 2020 issue

    IJGlobal is delighted today to publish the autumn edition of the IJGlobal Magazine – including the Power & Renewables Report – once again in digital format, due to the coronavirus pandemic

  • UK franchises derailed

    With road traffic plunging to levels not seen since 1955 and airline passenger numbers not expected to recover until 2023, the UK's passenger rail franchising system is among the most recent victims of covid-19

  • Every day’s a dress-down Friday

    When this working from home malarkey started, it seemed only right and proper to maintain the right frame of mind by continuing to dress as though for the office – which at IJGlobal is a reasonably relaxed affair, when not out to meetings

  • Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm, UK

    The drawn-out debt raising of the 60% merchant Seagreen offshore wind farm reveals an off-kilter future of what kind of financing fully-merchant wind will require in the future, writes IJGlobal reporter Sophie Mellor

  • Working from the dog house

    An English phrase that needs no explanation to people who are not native to the tongue has to be “in the dog house”. Six months into working from home (WFH) – more commonly known as Living At Work (LAW) – and I’ve been checked into the dog house for the foreseeable

  • Antwerp Gateway refi, Belgium

    The infrastructure debt markets are being continuously tested for resilience as coronavirus continues to dominate the headlines, mostly impacting greenfield projects that are largely being pushed back in the hope of a more stable economic environment

  • La Estrella & Sol de Los Andes, Chile

    Four years after a competitively-bid renewables auction in Chile, financings for projects that were awarded contracts continue to trickle through to financial close, with OPDEnergy among the last to cross the line

  • Training policymakers to drive digital infrastructure

    One of the greatest challenges facing policymakers is how to transform countries digitally. One of the best ways to achieve this – according to M&E Global managing partner William Cox – is through training, qualifying and motivating them to draft laws and rules favorable to digitalized economies

  • Trials and tribulations of living at work

    The cuckoo effect is ramping up to alarming levels. Having returned from furlough, my co-worker (wife) has firmly established her beachhead on the dining room table, cutting eyes every time I “jump on” a Teams call or (quietly) chew the fat with an old chum, chuckling over a bon mot or two

  • Enchant tests investor appetite for CCS with equity raise

    With the ground rules finally in place for the monetization of tax credits for carbon capture and sequestration (CCS), Enchant Energy has begun to test whether investors are ready to take the plunge, as it seeks equity partners for a $1.3 billion project located at the 847MW San Juan coal-fired generation station in New Mexico

  • I have never gone so long without…

    It was while sitting at the dining room table, bashing away at the laptop desperately trying to ignore my co-worker (wife) who is a lot noisier on the phone than she gives herself credit for being, that one of her booming contacts quips: “I have never gone so long without…”

  • Almaty Ring Road PPP, Kazakhstan

    The Kazakh tenge has been volatile and eventually collapses 50% against the US dollar just days before the selection committee opens the financial-bid envelopes to develop the Almaty Ring Road PPP project. It is November 2015 and bidders are increasingly anxious. IJGlobal unpacks a road of many firsts

  • Hamilton Projects Acquiror, Pennsylvania

    The Carlyle Group and EIG Global Energy Partners’ deal to take ownership of Panda Power Funds’ Patriot and Liberty combined-cycle gas-fired plants in Pennsylvania ended years of speculation about the fate of the 2 plants. But the story did not end there, as the buyers launched the acquisition financing into a market roiled by coronavirus

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